Its the quintessential Aussie thing to do on Christmas day, which in the Southern Hemisphere falls on Midsummer. This ywar I thought Id break with tradition and stay near the Swan river rather than the beaches on the Indian Ocean. Rising early, I decided to reprise my visit of two Ch5istmases past and have an… Read More In Celebration of Small Things; A Christmas Day Swim
Walking through different cities, their squares ablaze and shops bustling for the Christmas season, you have to wonder if it is really possible to buy the festive season. We are certainly encouraged to believe so Christmas is the season of love, and if you really love someone, you will buy them a present equating to… Read More Can you really buy Christmas?
For such a culturally and ethnically diverse city, Melbourne celebrates Christmas in a way that no other Australian capital city does. Being in the centre of the now crowded city brought back memories of Christmas in the Sydney of my childhood. At some stage of the Midsummer feast, we would make the trek into the… Read More A Merry Melbourne Christmas